The song “Misty” from Omaha’s MC Topic (of Purveyors of the Conscious Sound) works as a whirlwind of emotion and an interesting, rapid-fire take on hip-hop music videos.
At just more than two minutes, the blinding transformation of Topic’s video from a stepping-out and kick-back jam to a soliloquy on loss happens at an enchanting pace. It’s a good look for Topic, who’s the resident speedster of PCS, and the velocity of delivery matches the more distant feeling that things move quickly in his world, as well. It’s only highlighted further by the swift and disorienting cuts of video director Randy Edwards. [Note: Edwards is an HN contributor, though this video wasn’t made for Hear Nebraska.]
Here’s the premiere of the new video by MC Topic: